Jail Krekar for five years: Norway prosecutor

Jail Krekar for five years: Norway prosecutor

A Norwegian prosecutor called Tuesday for Mullah Krekar, the founder of radical Iraqi Kurdish Islamist group Ansar al-Islam, to be sentenced to five years in prison for issuing death threats against a former government minister, media reported.

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Uncle will get custody of Indian kids: agency

In a case that has reached the highest diplomatic levels, Norway's child welfare service said on Tuesday that two Indian children taken into its care will be handed over to their uncle pending a court ruling.

‘Young Norwegians are lazy’: tyre baron

‘Young Norwegians are lazy’: tyre baron

The number of young Norwegians on disability benefits has risen rapidly in recent years, prompting some commentators to wonder if the country has lost its work ethic.

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Palestinian man admits hijacking bus

A 24-year-old Palestinian man has admitted he was behind the hijacking of a bus on Monday evening in an incident that left passengers terrified in Skien, south-eastern Norway.